Melda Page 1996 HSLIC Cairns Award Winner
Melda Page
1996 Cairns Award Winner

Melda Page, MLS
1996 ELEANOR C. CAIRNS DISTINGUISHED HSLIC LIBRARIAN AWARD RECIPIENT


HSLIC presented its first award on May 17 to Melda Page, Chief Information Officer of the VA Regional and Medical Center. Melda was a key founding member of HSLIC in 1973. She was involved in developing the vision promoting cooperation and resource sharing among our members. Melda has held numerous offices in HSLIC and represented us on a regional basis as Maine's only resource area library. 

Nationally, she has worked on special projects for VA medical libraries she has taken a lead in adopting innovative technology and has been willing to share expertise with her colleagues. Melda was a key organizer of the technology fair which was held at VA-Togus last year. Patty Kahn, outgoing HSLIC chair, presented an engraved bowl to Melda at the semi-annual meeting held at Lewiston-Auburn College. Melda noted that May 17 also marked her 25th year at Togus 

On June 13, Melda was presented a plaque at the Maine Hospital Association's Professional Recognition Luncheon. HSLIC members Nancy Greenier, Sue Jagels and Barbara Harness attended the event with Melda. Eight professionals were recognized for their achievements before a capacity crowd. We were proud to have Melda be our first recipient of this honor.

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